A Chicago firefighter whose brother serves on the Springfield Fire Department has been identified as the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Interstate 55 Thursday.
37-year-old Sean Sloe died when he lost control of his cycle while entering the southbound lanes of the interstate from Clear Lake Avenue.
He and the bike were struck by two semis.
The accident closed down the southbound lanes of I-55 for more than four hours Thursday.
It remains under investigation.